The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123739853
  • ISBN-13: 9780123739858
  • DDC: 303.603
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2665 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life. Covers topics such as arms control, peace movements, child abuse, folklore, terrorism and political assassinations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents by Subject Area.
Guide to the Encyclopedia.
Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Foreword by Johan Galtung.
1: Aged Population, Violence and Nonviolence Toward.
2: Aggression and Altruism.
3: Aggression, Psychology of.
4: Alliance Systems.
5: Animal Behavioral Studies, Non-Primates.
6: Animal Behavioral Studies, Primates.
7: Animals, Violence Toward.
8: Anthropology of Violence and Conflict, Overview.
9: Arms Control.
10: Arms Control and Disarmament Treaties.
11: Arms Production, Economics of.
12: Arms Trade, Economics of.
13: Assassinations, Political.
14: Balance of Power Relationships.
15: Behavioral Psychology of Killing.
16: Biochemical Factors in Aggression and Violence.
17: Chemical and Biological Warfare.
18: Child Abuse.
19: Childrearing, Violent and Nonviolent.
20: Children, Impact of Television on.
21: Civil Liberties and Security.
22: Civil Society.
23: Civil Wars.
24: Clan and Tribal Conflict.
25: Class Conflict in Capitalist Society.
26: Climate Change: Cooperation and Human Security.
27: Cold War.
28: Collective Emotions in Warfare.
29: Collective Security.
30: Colonialism and Imperialism.
31: Combat.
32: Combatting Bioterrorism.
33: Communication Studies, Overview.
34: Conflict Management and Resolution.
35: Conflict Theory.
36: Conflict Transformation.
37: Conformity and Obedience.
38: Conscientious Objection, Ethics of.
39: Cooperation, Competition, and Conflict.
40: Correlates of War.
41: Crime and Drug Control Policies in the United States and Japan.
42: Crime and Punishment, Changing Attitudes Toward.
43: Criminal Behavior, Theories of.
44: Criminology, Overview.
45: Critiques of Violence.
46: Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict.
47: Cultural Defense.
48: Cultural Studies, Overview.
49: Death Penalty, Overview.
50: Decision Theory and Game Theory.
51: Declarations of War.
52: Dictatorships and Authoritarian Regimes, Insurrections against.
53: Diplomacy.
54: Draft, Resistance and Evasion of.
55: Drugs and Violence in the USA.
56: Ecoethics.
57: Economic Causes of War and Peace.
58: Economic Conversion.
59: Economic Costs and Consequences of War.
60: Economics of War and Peace, Overview.
61: Emotion and Violence in Adolescence.
62: Enemy, Concept and Identity of.
63: Enlisting in the US Army: Institutional and Occupational Motives.
64: Ethical and Religious Traditions, Eastern.
65: Ethical and Religious Traditions, Western.
66: Ethical Studies, Overview (Eastern).
67: Ethical Studies, Overview (Western).
68: Ethnic Conflicts and Cooperation.
69: Ethnicity and Identity Politics.
70: Ethnopolitical Conflict, Misperceptions and Miscommunication in.
71: Evil, Concept of.
72: Evolution of Violence.
73: Evolution, Violence and Novel Environmental Factors.
74: Evolutionary Theory.
75: Family Structure and Family Violence.
76: Feminist and Peace Perspectives on Women.
77: Folklore.